JB Phillips

Many moons ago, my mother was given a little book by JB Phillips called Ring of Truth. This is the JB who produced those marvelous modern translations of the New Testament. He reflects in the book on what it was like to be a translator and the effect on him of getting close to the text. And then he picks out seven verses that stuck in his mind. They are an unusual selection (I think). I’ve typed them out and given a one-sentence summary of why they stuck in his head. Enjoy his list. Continue reading